By: Zeus Bryan Nicolas of Eamigas Publication
Celebrating 49 years of excellence, the Philippine Association of the State Universities and Colleges Region VI paved their way to expose the discover the talents of the different talents, and skills and wits of the students in the different SUC’s in Western Visayas with the Theme: “PASUC @ 49: Paving the Path towards Internationalization of State Universities and Colleges (SUC’s) Through Culture and the Arts”, at the years host Aklan State University-Main Campus, Banga, Aklan, November 8-11 2016.
Eight participating State College and Universities showed their talents in Academics, Arts and Dance namely: the host Aklan State University, Capiz State University, Guimaras State College, Iloilo State College of Fisheries, Iloilo Science and Technology University, Northern Iloilo Polytechnic State College, University of Antique and West Visayas State University.
The opening program was held in the ASU Amphitheater, Banga, Aklan in which the presentation of delegates was initiated, then the different contests and events were followed in the different areas namely the CAFES Function Hall and the University Amphitheater.
The event was made possible through the efforts and hardships of the eight participating SUCs with the leadership of their Presidents: Dr. Danilo E. Abayon for ASU, Dr. Editha C. Alfon of CAPSU, Dr. Rogelio T. Artajo of GSC, Dr. Raul F. Muyong for ISAT-U, Dr. Ma. Precy P. Perez (OIC), Dr. Ma. Theresa G. Palmares of NIPSC, Dr. Victor E. Navarra for UA and Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, the President of West Visayas State University.
After the three day clash of talents, wits and skills, the Closing and Awarding Ceremony was held at the University Amphitheater in which the announcement of winners took place.